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2013-02-25 23:00:15

RSB Grants Dynamic Fuels Sustainability Certification (PRWEB) February 25, 2013 The RSB Services Foundation, the implementing entity of the Roundtable on Sustainable Biofuels (RSB) which has developed a global sustainability standard and certification system for biofuel production, is pleased to announce that Dynamic Fuels, LLC (Dynamic Fuels) has earned the RSB sustainability certification. The RSB certification encompasses Dynamic Fuels´ Geismar, Louisiana plant, located near Baton...

2013-02-19 23:00:08

Biofuels Certification Provider Adds Global Clean Energy Holdings CEO to Board McLean, VA (PRWEB) February 19, 2013 The RSB Services Foundation, the implementing entity of the Roundtable on Sustainable Biofuels (RSB), a global sustainability standard and certification system for biofuel production, is pleased to announce that Mr. Richard Palmer is the newest Board member of RSB Services Foundation. Mr. Palmer is President and CEO of Global Clean Energy Holdings, Inc., a multi-national...

2012-09-24 21:27:24

First tops, then flops. That is one way of summing up the history of biofuels so far. A new study led by Empa gives an up-to-date picture of the ecobalance of various biofuels and their production processes. Only a few are overall more environmentally friendly than petrol. In recent years, the demand for supposedly environmentally friendly biofuels has increased significantly worldwide; on the one hand, this has resulted in the increased cultivation of so-called energy plants and, on the...

2012-05-02 20:08:30

An article in F1000 Biology Reports published today argues that recent advances in knowledge mean that plant-derived biofuels could meet about 30% of the global demand for liquid transportation fuels, drastically reducing the amounts of greenhouse gases released into the atmosphere from burning fossil fuels, without having an impact on food production. It is widely accepted that one of the causes of detrimental climate change is the emission of greenhouse gasses such as carbon dioxide,...


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callithump
  • A somewhat riotous parade, accompanied with the blowing of tin horns, and other discordant noises; also, a burlesque serenade; a charivari.
'Callithump' is a back-formation of 'callithumpian,' a 'fanciful formation' according to the Oxford English Dictionary. However, the English Dialect Dictionary, says 'Gallithumpians' is a Dorset and Devon word from the 1790s that refers to 'a society of radical social reformers' or 'noisy disturbers of elections and meetings.'
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